★ Vredefort Crater - The world's biggest meteor crater ★
It is the largest verified impact crater on Earth. It is located in the Free State Province of South Africa and named after the town of Vredefort, which is situated near its centre.
The site is also known as the Vredefort Dome or Vredefort impact structure. In 2005, the Vredefort Dome was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites for its geologic interest.
The asteroid that hit Vredefort is estimated to have been one of the largest ever to strike Earth. The Vredefort Crater's age is estimated to be 2.023 billion years